ENTOM 6530

ENTOM 6530

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

This course introduces the history of vector-borne disease control, application methodologies, public outreach and education, insecticide resistance and potential future technology. Some lectures will be taught by experts in vector control/public health via video link.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: previous coursework in biology, global health or entomology, or permission of instructor.

  • Students will be able to examine fundamental concepts in vector control, history, and application methodology.
  • Students will be able to describe highlights of vector control history and development.
  • Students will be able to illustrate knowledge of chemical classes used for vector control and current registered products.
  • Students will be able to discuss the insectide and acaricide registration process.
  • Students will be able to interpret the most up-to-date issues and challenges for controlling tick and mosquito vectors.
  • Students will be able to apply what they have learned from class to understand vector control challenges of the future.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Opt NoAud

  • 18386 ENTOM 6530   SEM 101